A Response to Tolstoy’s God Sees the Truth, but Waits for Character Building of English Study Program Students Of Sriwijaya University

Inderawati, Rita (2012) A Response to Tolstoy’s God Sees the Truth, but Waits for Character Building of English Study Program Students Of Sriwijaya University. Journal of Teaching and Education, 1 (4). pp. 195-206. ISSN 2165-6266

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    Abstract

    Reading and responding to literary works do not only function at entertaining, but also give moral values to influence students’ behavior and to strengthen the establishment of character and personality. Literature is an important subject in learning and becomes a compulsory subject in Language and Arts Education Department (LAED) in Indonesia. The objectives of this inquiry are to elaborate the students’ appreciation towards literary works by applying a valid appreciation instrument and to measure their change of behavior after reading some works. By employing a descriptive study, this investigation was implemented at the Teachers’ Training and Education Faculty of Sriwijaya University with 45 students as the respondents. The findings of the study are the students can respond Tolstoy’s work as profoundly as possible with very good category and 98% respondents consider that their characters become better due to the literary work response.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Literary works, Response, Character building, Appreciation instrument.
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Science Education > Department of Language and Arts Education > English Language Education
    Depositing User: Sujianto Sujianto
    Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2013 06:18
    Last Modified: 26 Sep 2013 06:49
    URI: http://eprints.unsri.ac.id/id/eprint/2715

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